Ignite Talks

The next Ignite Seattle is August 8th at the CHAC. The evening will be a combination of Half-Baked Dotcom and Ignite talks. This time we are doing something special and we’re going to have a contest amongst the speakers. Four speakers will get a chance to do their Ignite talks at Gnomedex, Chris Pirillo’s Seattle-based event. RSVP at Upcoming.

Talks submissions are due by today. Selections will be made by Wednesday. Here are the talks so far.

  1. Shawn Murphy Hacking Chocolate
    Anybody can create interesting and new chocolates with some basic ingredients, imagination and a little technique.
  2. Deepak Singh Small medicine: Nanotechnology and biology
    The start of the art in the applications of nanotechnology to healthcare and medicine
  3. Derek Gaw uncluttring Amazon
    Amazon’s experience is often criticized for being too cluttered. I decided to see what I could do to clean it up.
  4. Sarah Schacht – Run the Government: A Primer for Online Citizens
    Web 2.0 has been around for a few years. US democracy-over 200. On/offline best practices & tools for citizen’s activism
  5. Elan Lee My Clothes Tell Secrets
    Examples of storytelling and entertainment embedded in the fabric of the clothes we wear.
  6. Brian Dorsey An embarrassment of riches – the story of Noonhat
    We live in amazing times. Individuals and small groups can build small things with big effects. Even working part time.
  7. Dave McClure Startup Metrics for Pirates: AARRR!
    A simple 5-step model for measuring startup success: 1) Acquisition 2) Activation 3) Retention 4) Referral 5) Revenue
  8. Rob Gruhl – How to buy a new car
    Get your next new car for the best price.
  9. Beth Goza Is 2008 the year the “Third Screen” takes center stage?
    With the iPhone release and Google taking a look at mobile search, it’s clear that the 3rd screen is on everyone’s radar
  10. Scotto Moore Make Art Not Content
    A whirlwind examination of the impact that digital media has had on culture’s conception of art and artists.
  11. Leo Dirac Venture Capital Term Sheets
    An intro to how the money gets split up when a venture capital backed startup gets bought or goes public.
  12. Maegan Ashworth – No, not skin: Epidemiology for the layman
    Some basic epidemiologic concepts that can help you evaluate biomedical reporting in the popular press.

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